Job Openings at Canonical Kenya

Job Openings at Canonical Kenya

Job Openings at Canonical Kenya

Jobs in ICT, Telecommunication, Jobs at Canonical

We deliver open source to the world faster, more securely and more cost effectively than any other company. If you’re interested in a career at Canonical, we are a remote-first company so please apply to any suitable role as skills are valued more than location, despite some having a preferred geographic preference.

Engineering Manager, App Stores Backend

What your day will look like

  • Lead a remote team of engineers in your time zone
  • Develop talent through coaching, mentoring, feedback, and hands-on career development
  • Set and manage expectations with other engineering teams, management, and external stakeholders
  • Be an active part of the leadership team and collaborate with other leaders in the organisation
  • With your team, build clean web service APIs to support both CLI and web frontend clients, using Python (and optionally Golang).
  • Engage with many other teams at Canonical, as well as the open-source community and commercial partners

What we are looking for in you

  • Good experience of leading modern, agile software development practices
  • Experience of forming a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the company values
  • Demonstrative experience of being a role model for sound engineering principles and directly contribute toward your team’s goals
  • Willingness to travel up to 4 times a year for internal events
  • You love to mentor, develop and grow people, and have a track record of doing it
  • You are knowledgeable and passionate about software development
  • You are focused on success and the timely delivery of high-quality software
  • You value and nurture great team culture and spirit
  • You have experience and commitment to agile development methodologies
  • Software development experience in Python (experience in Golang in addition to that would be a big plus)
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Practical experience with Linux system administration
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What we offer you

Your base pay will depend on various factors including your geographical location, level of experience, knowledge and skills. In addition to the benefits above, certain roles are also eligible for additional benefits and rewards including annual bonuses and sales incentives based on revenue or utilisation. Our compensation philosophy is to ensure equity right across our global workforce.

In addition to a competitive base pay, we provide all team members with additional benefits, which reflect our values and ideals. Please note that additional benefits may apply depending on the work location and, for more information on these, you can ask in the later stages of the recruitment process.

  • Fully remote working environment – we’ve been working remotely since 2004!
  • Personal learning and development budget of 2,000USD per annum
  • Annual compensation review
  • Recognition rewards
  • Annual holiday leave
  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Opportunity to travel to new locations to meet colleagues at ‘sprints’
  • Priority Pass for travel and travel upgrades for long haul company events

Software Engineer, Telemetry

What you’ll do

  • Collaborate with a globally distributed team.
  • Write scalable service APIs in Python and Golang to provide telemetry services.
  • Develop observability, remote logging, data acquisition, alert and notification, and edge processing capabilities
  • Work with our infrastructure team to develop both a cloud-based SaaS offering as well as a containerised local on-prem solution.
  • Design and implement new features and enhancements from spec to production at scale.
  • Review code and technical designs produced by other engineers.
  • Discuss ideas and collaborate on finding good solutions.
  • Work remotely with global travel 2 to 4 weeks for internal and external events.
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Who you are

  • You love technology and working with a diverse set of talented people.
  • You are curious, flexible, articulate, and accountable.
  • You value soft skills and are passionate, enterprising, thoughtful, and self-motivated.
  • You have a broad technology base but favor backend code and infrastructure.
  • You have a good understanding of cybersecurity and the challenges of the IoT environment.
  • You have knowledge and experience of telemetry systems including data streaming technologies, observability and monitoring systems, and the application of security/IAM models to such systems.
  • You have proficiency in developing tooling and libraries, and the design and implementation of back-end web services, messaging/data pipelines, and REST APIs using python and/or Golang
  • You are comfortable with Ubuntu as a development and deployment platform.
  • You have a Bachelor’s or equivalent in Computer Science, STEM or similar degree.

How to apply

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

Job Openings at Canonical Kenya
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